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    I am considering doing an apprenticeship rather than going to university this year. If you are doing/have done an apprenticeship, what is your social life like?
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    (Original post by battlebus)
    I am considering doing an apprenticeship rather than going to university this year. If you are doing/have done an apprenticeship, what is your social life like?
    I havent done an apprenticeship but my sister did. She still had a social life.
    Quite a few tomes she went out with the people she worked with at the place where she did her apprenticeship.
    And there where meetings/events/socials organised by the apprenticeship organiser for all the people doing apprenticeships within the company (from various parts of the country) to meet up/share experiences/have a social etc. So thats an option depending on how big the company is and how many people there are around who are doing apprenticeships.
    Plus theres still your old friends from at home as well.
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    As stated by Emma, you can still have a social life. I'm an apprentice with Unilever (will be off travelling after resigning on the 31st) and I can definitely say that the department in which I work are very social, always celebrating a birthday - they'll take any excuse to go out for a team dinner or drinks. There are also young apprentices coming in every 6 months so there are a great deal of people in your age gap if you're late teens/early twenties, too.

    I'm also quite blessed in that the majority of my mates didn't go to uni so I they're pretty accessible for a night out whenever tbh.

    Honest answer: yes you can still have a social life, and it could potentially be very good depending on how well you bond with mew people/how close your mates are.
 
 
 
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